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Sponsored by: Clerk <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -010 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, APPROVING AMENDMENT #1 TO THE EMPLOYMENT <br /> AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY CLERK, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, Johanna Kinney has been employed by the City Council in Seward, Alaska as <br /> the City Clerk since January 1, 2011; and <br /> WHEREAS, prior to January 1, 2011, Kinney was employed as the Assistant City <br /> Clerk/Deputy City Clerk for six years where she obtained designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Clerk does not participate in standard employee step increases or cost <br /> of living allowances (COLA) as outlined in the Seward City Code, and any increase in pay or annual <br /> leave accrual must be by an amendment to the employment agreement; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council met with Kinney on January 23, 2012 to evaluate the City <br /> Clerk's performance; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council agrees to increase Kinney's salary by 10% to an annual base <br /> salary of $62,590 based on a satisfactory performance evaluation; and <br /> WHEREAS, Kinney's contract indicates that the City Council will review Kinney's salary <br /> annually prior to adoption of the City's fiscal budget; and <br /> WHEREAS, as is standard practice during the budget process, the Clerk's salary is typically <br /> adjusted in conjunction with all other City employees since it may be considered inappropriate to <br /> anticipate the outcome of evaluation or salary negotiations, and therefore the Clerk's salary, in <br /> keeping with the cost of living for all other employees, was not budgeted to increase at all in the <br /> 2012 or 2013 budget. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. Amendment No. 1 to the City Clerk's employment agreement dated November <br /> 24, 2010 between the City of Seward and Johanna Kinney results in an increase in the position's <br /> annual base salary to $62,590, and is hereby approved. <br /> Section 2. Funding in the amount of $6,830 is hereby appropriated from the General Fund <br /> undesignated fund balance account no. 101- 0000 -3050 to the 2012 City Clerk budget as follows: <br /> ,,,�. $5,562 to account 101- 1130 -5010 (salary); $444 to account 101- 1130 -5060 (PERS); $674 to account <br />